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Dwayne Johnson explains why he won't run for president

Dwayne Johnson explains why he won't run for president

Looks like Dwayne Johnson won't be running for president in 2020 after all.

Dec 10, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu pay tributes to Ambedkar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu pay tributes to Ambedkar

New Delhi, Dec 6 (PTI) President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to the architect of the Constitution, B R Ambedkar, on his death anniversary.

Dec 06, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Mehbooba Mufti re-elected as PDP president for 6th consecutive term

Mehbooba Mufti re-elected as PDP president for 6th consecutive term

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was today re-elected the president of the Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (PDP) for the next three years.

Dec 02, 2017, 14:29 PM IST

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa, expected to be next president, to return home after Mugabe resignation

Zimbabwe`s former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is expected to be sworn in as president following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, will return home on Wednesday, a ruling party ZANU-PF official said.

Nov 22, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
PM Modi, President Kovind, politicos pay tribute to Indira Gandhi on 100th birth anniversary

PM Modi, President Kovind, politicos pay tribute to Indira Gandhi on 100th birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind paid tributes to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary. 

Nov 19, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind's kin fails to get BJP ticket, to contest as Independent

President Ram Nath Kovind's kin fails to get BJP ticket, to contest as Independent

Failing to get a BJP ticket for the local body elections, President Ram Nath Kovind's niece-in-law has filed her nomination as an Independent in Jhinjhak in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district.

Nov 10, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Chhattisgarh today

President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Chhattisgarh today

President Ram Nath Kovind will embark on a two-day visit to Chhattisgarh on Sunday.

Nov 05, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind appreciates Bhutan's support in resolving Dokalam issue

President Ram Nath Kovind appreciates Bhutan's support in resolving Dokalam issue

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday expressed his deep appreciation for Bhutan's support in resolving the recent stand-off with China at Dokalam.

Nov 01, 2017, 15:57 PM IST
Tipu Sultan controversy: Karnataka CM says they didn't prepare President's speech

Tipu Sultan controversy: Karnataka CM says they didn't prepare President's speech

After BJP MLAs alleged that the ruling Congress forced President Ram Nath Kovind to praise Tipu Sultan, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Wednesday that his speech was not prepared by the state government.

Oct 25, 2017, 19:48 PM IST
Tom Alter's death creates a void, condolence messages throng Twitter

Tom Alter's death creates a void, condolence messages throng Twitter

The legendary actor Tom Alter succumbed to cancer and passed away at 67. He was reportedly diagnosed with skin cancer last year and was treated for the same but earlier this month he suffered a relapse and was admitted in Saifee hospital.

Sep 30, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
Singapore gets its first woman President

Singapore gets its first woman President

Yacob, accompanied by her husband and greeted by about 750 supporters, spoke outside the People`s Association building and called for unity in a speech delivered in English and Malay.

Sep 13, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Halimah Yacob set to be Singapore's first woman President

Halimah Yacob set to be Singapore's first woman President

A former speaker of Singapore`s Parliament, Halimah Yacob, was set to become the city-state`s first woman President after other candidates did not qualify for the contest, the Straits Times newspaper reported on Monday. 

Sep 11, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind extends greeting on Teachers' Day

President Ram Nath Kovind extends greeting on Teachers' Day

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday greeted teachers across the country on Teachers` Day, saying that it is our moral responsibility to pay respect to them.

Sep 05, 2017, 00:19 AM IST
Nawaz Sharif's brother Shahbaz set to become PML-N president next month

Nawaz Sharif's brother Shahbaz set to become PML-N president next month

The announcement of Shahbaz as the new PML-N president is likely to be made on September 7.

Aug 21, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
President Kovind urges mining companies to make policies for welfare of labourers'

President Kovind urges mining companies to make policies for welfare of labourers'

The occupational safety, health and welfare of persons were employed in all mines — coal, metalliferous and oil — all over the country comes under the sphere of the Central Government.

Aug 17, 2017, 15:12 PM IST
Iran`s Hassan Rouhani sworn in for second term

Iran`s Hassan Rouhani sworn in for second term

Among those in attendance at the ceremony was former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who fell out of favour with the establishment and was notably barred from standing as a candidate. 

 

Aug 03, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
Brazilian parliament returns from recess, to decide President's fate

Brazilian parliament returns from recess, to decide President's fate

The Brazilian parliament returned from a recess this week and will decide on a vote over a corruption case against President Michel Temer.

Aug 01, 2017, 10:14 AM IST
North Korea tests another ballistic missile, president Kim Jong-Un says 'all US' within striking range

North Korea tests another ballistic missile, president Kim Jong-Un says 'all US' within striking range

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, which has branded North Korea the "most urgent and dangerous threat to peace," condemned the launch as reckless.

Jul 29, 2017, 07:21 AM IST
Anupam Kher wishes President Ram Nath Kovind

Anupam Kher wishes President Ram Nath Kovind

Veteran actor Anupam Kher has wished Ram Nath Kovind on his assumption of office as India`s 14th President to lead the country forward.

Jul 26, 2017, 12:02 PM IST
Jailed ex-HC judge CS Karnan seeks remission of jail term from new President Ram Nath Kovind

Jailed ex-HC judge CS Karnan seeks remission of jail term from new President Ram Nath Kovind

Former Calcutta High Court judge Justice C.S. Karnan, guilty of contempt of court, has made a representation before newly-elected President Ram Nath Kovind seeking remission of his jail term.

Jul 25, 2017, 23:01 PM IST